Jamaa Fanaka, film director of '70s era black classics 'Penitentiary' and 'Welcome Home, Brother Charles,' died Sunday in his South LA apartment. He was 69.
With the new exhibit 'THE BOX THAT ROCKS: 30 Years of Video Music Box and the Rise of Hip Hop Music & Culture,' visitors can examine the pioneering show’s "historic contribution to urban music and culture."
Nas has dropped another heat rock with the Heavy D-coproduced "The Don," following recent murderous verses on songs “Triple Beam Dreams” and “King & Queens."
Taz Arnold premiered a teaser single today titled "Why Am I So Fly" which is a lil taste of what's in store when he finally releases his long-awaited solo debut, rAd AmericA.
Watch this new trailer for 'Color Outside the Lines,' a promising documentary about the "history, struggles and triumphs" of African-American tattoo artists.
THEESatisfaction's song, "Enchantruss," is off their forthcoming Sub Pop label debut album, AwE NaturalE, which is set for a March 27 release.
The same week Santigold revealed the cover art to her new album, Master of My Make Believe, the Philly singer also drops new visuals for the track "Disparate Youth."
'Black Radio,' Robert Glasper Experiment's new CD, is proof that Glasper has his feet in two worlds. He loves so-called "pure" jazz and he's a hip-hop head who's got Yasiin Bey, Bilal, and Lupe Fiasco on speed-dial.